Swedish-American actress, Mercedes Mason is better known for portraying the character Zondra Rizzo (one of the members of the C.A.T. Squad) in action-comedy series Chuck. She is also popular for her role in Fear the Walking Dead as Ofelia Salazer (strong-willed and capable daughter of Daniel and Griselda). In 2012, she was cast as one of the leads in the TV series, The Finder. Some of the notable movies include The Break-Up, Red Sands and Quarantine 2: Terminals.
Apart from being a popular actress, Mason is also a caring mother and a loving wife. She is married to actor, David Denman with whom she shares a child, Caius Kane.
Early Life And Education Of Mercedes Mason
Mercedes Mason was born on 3rd March 1983 in Linkoping, Sweden under the birth sign Pisces. Her Iran emigrant parents raised her with her sister in the neighborhood of Ryd, Linkoping. At the age of 12, Mason along with her family moved to the United States. In April 2016, she took the U.S citizenship test and later became the US citizen
When Mason was in her high school, FORD modeling agency discovered her and launched her into an international modeling career. She then booked her first audition for the 2006’s The Break-Up while she was studying psychology at college.
Mercedes Mason’s Career And Net Worth
Mercedes Mason earned her first role in the romantic comedy film, The Break-Up directed by Peyton Reed. After appearing in two movies in an uncredited role, Mason starred as Jenny in 2011’s horror film, Quarantine 2: Terminal alongside Josh Cooke, Bre Blair, and Mattie Liptak.
Some of her other movies include General Education, Slightly Single in L.A and Sniper: Legacy.
Mason debuted in TV in 2005 as Neely in ABC’s soap opera One Life to Live. She then worked in several TV series like Entourage, The Closer, NCIS, Castle and Traffic Light among others. Particularly, she is famous for portraying the character Zondra Rizzo (one of the members of the C.A.T. Squad) in action-comedy series Chuck. The series starred Yvonne Strahovski, Zachary Levi, Adam Baldwin and Joshua Gomez.
In 2012, Mason became one of the two lead actresses of procedural drama TV series The Finder. She shared the screen with Geoff Stults, Michael Clarke Duncan, Maddie Ha s son and Toby Hemingway.
In 2015, Mason appeared as Ofelia Salazer (strong-willed and capable daughter of Daniel and Griselda) in AMC’s post-apocalyptic horror TV series Fear the Walking Dead. The series starred Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Danay Garcia and Elizabeth Rodriguez.
As of 2018, Mason is working in upcoming ABC’s crime drama The Rookie. The series stars Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, and Eric Winter.
Mercedes Mason's Net Worth
Mercedes Mason has an estimated net worth of $7 million as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review. Mason earned her million dollar fortune by being cast in several movies and TV series.
Mercedes Mason’s Personal Life
Mercedes Mason married her actor boyfriend, David Deman on 13th September 2014 in a private ceremony in the presence of their families and friends. Mason is the second wife of Deman after Nikki Boyer.
On 15th August 2017, the couple announced that they are expecting their first baby via Instagram#
On 10th January 2018, the couple welcomed their first child, Caius Kane. She posts several pictures of her baby in her social media.
Besides, she can speak different languages including English, Swedish, Spanish, Farsi, and French. On 30th September 2016, on a talk show Skavlan, Mason declared that she no longer speaks Swedish but still understands it.
Mason is a dog lover and has a pet named Wedgie.
Check out a video of Mason playing Oh Baby in the Steve TV show.
by saru, 12 Jun, 2018